- Course Duration: 40 Hours
- Course Level:: Intermediate
- Course Delivery: Online/Offline
- Language: English, Hindi
- Certificate: Yes
PSARA License is mandatory for carrying out the private security business in India. The license is granted under the Private Securities Agencies (Regulation Act) 2005.
PSARA License is a prerequisite before any person starts a private security business in India. The Private Security Agency means an entity which involves in the business of providing Security Guards and other related services at an establishment as an alternate to the police. The operation of the private security agencies are governed by The Private Security Agencies Regulation Act, 2005, popularly known as PSARA.
After the enactment of the PSARA (act), it is mandatory for an security agency to obtain Licence from the State Controlling Authority Concerned prior to commencing the business and in case of non compliance the law provides for stringent penal consequences. The application for license to start a private security agency is made to the competent authority if the state. The PSARA License is issued to operate in one or more district of a particular state or for the entire state.
The first and foremost step in obtaining a PSARA License is to collect every single important document, such as PAN (Permanent Account Number) Card, TAN (Tax Deduction Account Number), GST (Goods and Service Tax) Registration, PF (Provident Fund) and ESI (Employee State Insurance) Registration, Registration under the Shops and Establishment Act, copy of the ITR (Income Tax Return) of each director or shareholder or partner and so forth.
The applicant is mandatorily required to enter into an MOU (Memorandum of Understanding) with the organization or institute involved in training security guards. The institute or the organization dealing in the training services must have obtained approval by the state controlling authority. However, in these training programs, special relaxation and flexibility is being provided to the ex-servicemen.
The candidate is required to apply for the police verification in Form – I. However, if in case the candidate is an organization, firm, or some other relationship of individual, a separate verification will be requested for each, accomplice or director.
The PSARA application is filed before the controlling authority of the PSARA, which is then provided further for verification. After the receipt of the NOC (No Objection Certificate) from the concerned Police specialists, the state controlling authority may either grant or reject it with an explanation.
The total time required to complete the process of obtaining the PSARA License is sixty days starting from the date of filing the PSARA application. The process of obtaining the PSARA License varies from state to state.
The PSARA specifies the qualification, disqualification, and the criteria for a security guard. And the applicant must engage supervisors to supervise the work of security guards. A person from the navy, army, or air force with a minimum of three years of experience should be given preference.
At present, ICSS offers following Programmes: Security Officer Programme, Training of Trainer, DGR Sponsored Programme, Security Supervisor Programme, Security Guard Programme, Customized Training & Certification.
|S.NO.||PSARA License & MOU Starting Batch|
|1||10th of every month|
|2||15th of every month|
|3||18th of every month|
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